We are pleased to announce the speakers for the remaining tours in 2017! All tours begin at 10 am on Saturdays and usually last about 2.5 hours. Each tour includes an indoor talk about permaculture /urban food forests, secondary water and water saving techniques, and an outdoor part where participants explore the existing food forest under the guidance of an experienced professional. Tours go rain or shine, so please plan accordingly and bring your rain gear and warm cloth. The tours are free, but you do have to register to receive the exact address. Registrations are coming soon.

January 28

David Shaw from Santa Cruz Permaculture will lead a tour of the “Barley’s Backyard”

February 28

Lydia Neilsen from the Regenerative Design Institute will lead a tour of the “Greyhawk Grove” 

March 25

Our very own Kathleen Huffman, who is completing her permaculture design certificate with Toby Hemenway at the Permaculture Skills Center will lead a tour of “The Curious Garden”.

April 22

Jessica Bates from the Food Forest Farm West will lead a tour of the “Marina Place Food Forest

May 20

You will have a unique opportunity to see all seven gardens in one day. Stay tuned for more details of this exciting and informative day!

To learn more about the program and seven demonstration food forests in Benicia.